Armagh contractor clearance auction to take place next week
Gary Abbott
Next week, Mid Ulster Auctions will host a timed online machinery auction on behalf of Armagh agricultural contractors S&B Campbell, comprising a fleet of tractors, slurry and grass equipment.
19 June 2024 Motors
Can the Opel Grandland PHEV be as practical as it is comfortable?
Opel’s Grandland has solid credentials that reflect its German heritage in what is a spacious mid-range SUV but can it be a practical option as a family car?
19 June 2024 Farm machinery
Tipp man ploughing his own furrow down under
Fergal O’Sullivan spoke with Tipperary native, John Moloney, product manager at Kubota Australia, to discuss the Australian agricultural machinery industry.
Cereals 2024 machinery highlights
Cereals 2024 took place near Baldock, Hertfordshire, last week. Gary Abbott looks at some of the machinery highlights.
19 June 2024 Farm machinery
Almost one in three new tractor sales between 161hp and 200hp
The latest new tractor registration data released by the FTMTA shows that of the 161 new tractors registered during May within the Republic of Ireland, 29.8% were between 161hp and 200hp.
19 June 2024 News
Almost 90 will have completed female-only tractor driving courses by end of July
FRS Training continues to run its female-only tractor driving courses in numerous locations around the country. They are also running a tractor safety course for teenagers in July.
17 June 2024 News
JCB breaks ground on US factory
JCB has commenced a €462m project to build what is going to be its second largest factory in San Antonio, Texas. It will create 1,500 new jobs over five years.
13 June 2024 News
Minimum units with maximum Fendt power and function
Cork tillage farmer and share farming contractor, John Kelleher from outside Mallow, has bought the first Fendt 1050 tractor to be registered in the Republic of Ireland. Michael Moroney reports.
12 June 2024 Tractors
Lemken resumes production after cyberattack
Lemken has resumed production at its site in Alpen, Germany, having fallen victim to a cyberattack earlier in May that affected all its production facilities.
12 June 2024 News
John Deere updates walker combines
Deere has replaced its T500 and T600 combines with four T5 five-walker and four T6 six-walker models. Updates include the X9 cab, a new engine, larger grain tanks and enhanced precision ag technology.
12 June 2024 News
John Deere's updated 6M breaks cover
Images have emerged online of a revamped 105hp to 275hp, 17 model 6M tractor series from John Deere. Gary Abbott reports on what is known so far, ahead of its public launch later this month.
12 June 2024 News
Strikes intensify at New Holland's Basildon tractor plant
Pay strikes by more than 500 workers at New Hollands tractor plant in Basildon, UK intensify as strike action continues this month following ten days of strike action in May.
12 June 2024 News